News: Alberta Political Parties, Anti-Turmel Attacks, Women in Prison After Not Following TB Treatment Plan, and Copwatch Conference

  • Here’s a blog entry offering some coverage of what is currently going on in the Alberta provincial party scene. Unsurprisingly, it looks like we’re in for more years of Conservative leadership.
  • Attacks on NDP interim leader, Nycole Turmel, have begun. This article examines some of the accusations, as well as seeks to bring to light some of the Conservatives more hidden ventures.
  • A Manitoba woman has been in jail since April 2011 as part of her treatment plan to treat her tuberculosis, and has been ordered to spend another three months behind bars.
  • Winnipeg’s Copwatch Conference last week sought alternatives to police in a time of widespread police misconduct. Here are some notes from the conference.

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